Portrait of André Aciman

André Aciman

André Aciman was born in Alexandria, Egypt and is an American memoirist, essayist, novelist and scholar of 17th-century literature.

Andre Aciman was born in Alexandria, Egypt and is an American memoirist, essayist, novelist, and scholar of seventeenth-century literature. He has also written many essays and reviews on Marcel Proust. His work has appeared in the New Yorker, New York Review of Books, New York Times, New Republic, Conde Nast Traveler, the Paris Review, Granta as well as in many volumes of The Best American Essays. His first novel, Call Me By Your Name, was published in 2008 and Eight White Nights was published in 2011. He teaches comparative literature at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. He lives with his family in Manhattan.

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